R Srinivasan

Editor, The Hindu BusinessLine

R Srinivasan (he has also written as Ravi Srinivasan) is a senior business journalist and columnist, who has been reporting, analysing and interpreting the India growth story since the inception of economic reforms in India. Even prior to the start of reforms, he was one of the pioneers of corporate journalism in India, bringing firsthand experience and insight to reporting on Indian businesses, since he switched to journalism after nearly a decade-long stint in marketing in major corporates. An investigative journalist of repute, he has been responsible for breaking major stories like the Harshad Mehta stock scam, the return of Coke to India, the collapse of UTI among many others. Currently the Editor of The Hindu Business Line, he has, in the past, led editions and held senior editorial positions in major newspapers around the country, including The Times of India, Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Mail Today, Financial Express and Business Standard.